Actis Acts is Actis’ charitable foundation. It relaunched in 2018 to support charitable activities linked to Actis’ investee companies, local charities and humanitarian crises affecting regions where Actis operates.
Actis Acts embodies our values by seeking to leave a positive and sustainable impact on the communities surrounding our investments.
Actis Acts is a UK Charitable Incorporated Organisation. The Board of Trustees comprise of Sherif ElKholy (Chair), Lisa Pinsley, Murray Grant and Brian Chinappi.
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Making a positive impact in emerging markets
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Actis Acts has a broad mandate to provide funding to a variety of themes, including but not limited to education, gender, skills, development, entrepreneurship, capacity building, health, environment, financial inclusion and provision of essential infrastructure.
Actis Acts will provide grants for:
- Charitable activities linked to Actis investee companies
- Partnerships with charities operating in Actis countries
- Local charities nominated by Actis offices
All merits of each project will be taken into consideration before an award is granted. The key selection criteria include five dimensions, which help guide our understanding of a project’s impact on society and the environment.